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April 25, 2013

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BIKE DRIVE. Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Emerson Center parking lot, 9 E. Common St., Topsfield. Topsfield Troop 60835 will host to support Roll It Forward, Mayor Menino’s Boston Bikes program, which collects, repairs and donates bikes to Boston residents who might not otherwise have access. To register a bike donation ahead of time or to learn more about the program, visit www.bostonbikes.org. lgvoss@comcast.net.

MATTRESS FUNDRAISER SALE. Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Danvers High School gymnasium, 60 Cabot Road. All mattresses are brand-new with factory warranties. All sizes, pillow-top, orthopedic, latex, memory foam and gel bed available. Free layaway. Delivery available. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted. Profits go directly to Danvers High band. Save an additional 30 to 60 percent off regular retail prices.

ZUMBATHON TO BENEFIT AUTISM SUPPORT CENTER. Saturday, April 27, 4 to 6 p.m., Sterling Center YMCA Teen Center, 254 Essex St., Beverly. Includes food and product samples, raffle prizes, and Zumba led by a team of instructors. No experience necessary. $20 suggested donation, payable by cash or check to Autism Support Center. jgdoherty01915@yahoo.com.

A NIGHT FOR PALS. Saturday, April 27, 6 to 8 p.m., Karen’s Ballroom Dance Studio, 119R Foster St., Peabody. Fundraising reception to raise awareness of the efforts of PALS Animal Life Savers, Salem’s all-volunteer, nonprofit, no-kill feline rescue group. Event includes music, wine tasting, refreshments, raffles and vendors. $20/ticket; all proceeds donated to PALS and the cats seeking new homes. PalsAnimalLifeSavers.com.

CELEBRATION OF PIPE ORGAN RESTORATION. Saturday, April 27, 7 p.m., St. Mary Star of the Sea, 253 Cabot St., Beverly. Parish has reached 40 percent of its $250,000 Organ Console Restoration Campaign for the recent restoration of a failing organ console in its 1908 Hook & Hastings pipe organ. A celebration will be held with organ and choral music, a reception, and light refreshments. Console fundraising donations will be accepted. www.stmarystarorgan.com.

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